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If you missed the online registration deadline it is still not too late to attend.  Join us this Thursday -Saturday, March 8-10 at the new Westin Jackson Hotel, earn up to 11 CEU’s and interact with nationally known landscape architects and others.  We hope to see you there!

http://www.twinstatesconference.com

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The City of Jackson is seeking design submissions from the public for a Unified Signage Design Competition. Designs are needed for five sign types indicating design specifications. First, second, and third place cash prizes will be selected. Top designs may be selected as the design scheme for the City of Jackson. One (1) original submission with the electronic copy in PDF format on a Microsoft Window compatible CD or portable device must be received no later than 3:30 P.M. (CT), on Tuesday, May 1, 2018, at the City Clerk’s Office, 219 S. President Street, Jackson, Mississippi 39201. Mailed submissions should be addressed to the Office of the City Clerk, P.O. Box 17, Jackson, MS 39204-0017. Packets should be sealed and clearly marked “Unified Signage Design Competition for Jackson, Mississippi”.
For more information please see the attached file or contact Biqi Zhao at  the
number below.
Biqi
Biqi Zhao, AICP
Long Range Planning
Department of Planning and Development
City of Jackson

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This SMART LANDSCAPES workshop is a one-day training workshop by seven knowledgeable MSU experts on how to have the smartest landscape on your block. Please see the Smart Landscapes Jan 26 Event Brochure for more information.

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Join us for the 2018 Twin States Conference – twinstatesconference.com

March 8-10 in Jackson, Mississippi

“An Evolving and Emerging Profession”

Hosted at the Westin Jackson in downtown Jackson, Mississippi.

Click here for more information about the venue and to make hotel reservations.

Confirmed Speakers:

We look forward to seeing you there!

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The Mississippi State University Student ASLA Chapter will be participating in the 2017 PARK(ing) Day this Friday, September 15, 2017 in downtown Starkville from 12pm to 6pm.  
This year, the students will have their parklet on display at the Bulldog Bash’s Maroon Market on Main Street.  The students are hoping that the change from a location on campus to downtown Starkville will provide additional exposure to both the Student ASLA chapter as well as PARK(ing) Day.
If you are available to travel to Starkville and visit the students this Friday, I would encourage you to do so to show our chapter’s support of the the student chapter’s endeavors.

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Possible CE credits will be available this January 18 in conjunction with the Gulf States Horticulture Show in Mobile, AL. The Mississippi Landscape and Nursery Association invite you to this opportunity and also to visit the conventions exhibitor show floor. It is a great opportunity to check availabilities and exciting new plants for the southern region along with additional green industry  goods and services.  We also invite you to participate in our evening dinner on Jan. 19. GO to this link to see show info and Landscape Architect program schedule. http://www.gshe.org 

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The 61st Edward C. Martin, Jr., Landscape Design Symposium is a half-day event held in the Bost Auditorium on Wednesday Oct. 19 at MSU from 9 a.m. until noon. The event is presented by the MSU Department of Landscape Architecture and the Garden Clubs of Mississippi. Topics covered in this year’s symposium include low maintenance home landscapes and two sessions on garden plants and places for experiencing wildlife. Speakers are Edward C. Martin, Jr., MSU professor emeritus in the Department of Landscape Architecture, Bill Fontenot, writer and naturalist from Lafayette, Louisiana, and Kristin Lamberson, native plant specialist at the Strawberry Plains Audubon Center in Holly Springs, Mississippi. Martin, who started the Landscape Design Symposium 61 years ago, will speak about low-maintenance home landscapes. Fontenot will discuss great garden plants and places for wildlife, and Lamberson will provide perspectives and wonders of wildlife.

Find more information and register for the symposium at http://lalc.msstate.edu/workshops/martin_symp or contact Debbie Whitfield at 662-325-4554 or dww12@lalc.msstate.edu.

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